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The acting or deputy governor of a state or province, under a governor or Governor General.
- ‘The island is a crown possession with wide independent powers under a lieutenant governor.’
- ‘It is self-governing with a locally elected governor, lieutenant governor, and bicameral legislature.’
- ‘As a primer on Canada's constitutional monarchy explains, the governor-general and the provincial lieutenant governors ‘are constitutional fire extinguishers with a potent mixture of powers for use in great emergencies.’’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.